The Resource African American women in public higher education administrative leadership in the state of Missouri : perspectives on a half century of progress, by Vida A. Mays

African American women in public higher education administrative leadership in the state of Missouri : perspectives on a half century of progress, by Vida A. Mays

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African American women in public higher education administrative leadership in the state of Missouri : perspectives on a half century of progress
Title
African American women in public higher education administrative leadership in the state of Missouri
Title remainder
perspectives on a half century of progress
Statement of responsibility
by Vida A. Mays
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Language
eng
Summary
This study explores the lived experiences of six African American female administrators in Missouri public higher educational institutions. The Black Feminist Thought theory as espoused by Patricia Collins is the framework with which this research examines their leadership. The conceptual lens of race, gender, and class offers an opportunity to see strength and empowerment as these women face oppression with a conqueror's attitude. The ways in which these women are empowered to employ leadership and use their positional authority is reflected in the three themes, knowledge, consciousness, and the politics of empowerment. Interviews were conducted with the participants using open-ended questions. They were questions about their positional authority, the cultural climate, political climate, and challenges as African American female administrators. They were also asked to make recommendations to Missouri institutions. The themes that emerged where: 1) racism, 2) sexism, 3) gender equity, 4) disrespect of knowledge, 5) lack of diversity, 6) isolation, and 7) lack of recruitment and retention efforts . Yet, with these emerging themes, the participants were empowered to continue to perform their duties, because students need what they have to offer, perseverance, advocacy, and role models
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MUU
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Mays, Vida A
Degree
Ed. D.
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Thesis
Dissertation year
2013.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Granting institution
University of Missouri--Columbia
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • theses
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Watkins, Paul J.
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  • African American women college administrators
  • African American women in higher education
  • Education, Higher
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African American women in public higher education administrative leadership in the state of Missouri : perspectives on a half century of progress, by Vida A. Mays
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  • "A Dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School University of Missouri In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements of the Degree Doctor of Education."
  • Dissertation chair: Dr. Paul Watkins
  • Vita
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-108)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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871331250
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1 online resource (v, 115 pages).
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online
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871331250
Label
African American women in public higher education administrative leadership in the state of Missouri : perspectives on a half century of progress, by Vida A. Mays
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School University of Missouri In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements of the Degree Doctor of Education."
  • Dissertation chair: Dr. Paul Watkins
  • Vita
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-108)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
871331250
Extent
1 online resource (v, 115 pages).
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871331250

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